The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 224 227 211
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 21 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 17
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £41,250 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6018 5545 5501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.84% 95.19% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5047 4709 4898
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -7 12 £37,500 -
Bristol +1 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Somerset - 2 £36,250 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Devon -9 1 £46,000 +22.66%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 15 (50.00%) Perl
4 14 (46.67%) Cisco
4 14 (46.67%) Bash Shell
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Internet
5 13 (43.33%) Time Management
5 13 (43.33%) Open Source
6 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (36.67%) Apache
8 10 (33.33%) CentOS
9 9 (30.00%) MySQL
10 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
11 5 (16.67%) Windows
11 5 (16.67%) Solaris
11 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
11 5 (16.67%) VMware
11 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (13.33%) UNIX
13 3 (10.00%) Oracle
13 3 (10.00%) ITIL
13 3 (10.00%) VMS
13 3 (10.00%) SLA
13 3 (10.00%) NetApp
13 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
13 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (6.67%) Java
14 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
14 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (36.67%) Apache
2 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (33.33%) CentOS
4 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) Solaris
5 4 (13.33%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) VMS
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) Debian
8 1 (3.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Time Management
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.67%) Release Management
3 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Data Management
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Perl
2 14 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) PHP5
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) AWK
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCP
1 1 (3.33%) MCSE
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) RHCE
1 1 (3.33%) LPIC
1 1 (3.33%) MCITP
1 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Sun
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
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